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1 2 TURN OF THE CENTURY HURST ROMANCES, DECORATIVE BINDINGS May not be noted.
May not be noted. Fair with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Braeme, Charlotte M. FOR LIFE AND LOVE Appears 1st/HC/circa 1910. Hurst & Company, Publishers, NY. Mary Holmes: Maggie Miller or Old Hagar's Secret ; New York: Hurst and Co. , Hard Cover. No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 700 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A SIX CYLINDER COURTSHIP, Field, Edward Salisbury
2 A SIX CYLINDER COURTSHIP Field, Edward Salisbury
New York Grosset and Dunlap 1907 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Illustrative front cover. Light stain on back cover 19045 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A SUITOR TO SPARE, A STARLIGHT ROMANCE, Janet Templeton
3 A SUITOR TO SPARE, A STARLIGHT ROMANCE Janet Templeton
NY Doubleday & Co. , Inc. 1987 0385233906 / 9780385233903 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 11886 
Price: 14.05 USD
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AN UNCLOSETED SKELETON, Hale, Lucretia Peabody; Bynner, Edwin Lassetter
4 AN UNCLOSETED SKELETON Hale, Lucretia Peabody; Bynner, Edwin Lassetter
Boston, Massachusetts Ticknor and Company 1888 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Poetry; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 100 pages; Published 1888 discoverer of an old family manuscript supposedly results in this story of the Massachusetts Bay province area romance and adventure. Ribbon ties and marker riven intact. 20916 
Price: 42.25 USD
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AS THE HART PANTETH, Hallie Erminie Rives
5 AS THE HART PANTETH Hallie Erminie Rives
New York Book Company 1898 Reprint Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 16683 
Price: 14.05 USD
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AUCASSIN & NICOLETE DONE INTO ENGLISH BY ANDREW LANG, Lang, Andrew (Ed) ,
6 AUCASSIN & NICOLETE DONE INTO ENGLISH BY ANDREW LANG Lang, Andrew (Ed) ,
Portland Thomas B. Mosher 1895 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
frontis; 88 pages; One of 925 by Smith & Sale on Van Gelder paper. 1st Mosher edition and a direct reprint of 1887. Title page in red and black. Frontis with tissue protector. Discrete inked gifting dated 1895 of half title. 36354 
Price: 23.45 USD
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7 BLENNERHASSETT. OR THE DECREES OF FATE. A ROMANCE FOUNDED UPON EVENTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. Pidgin, , Charles Felton
May not be noted. Good 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Boston: C. M. Clark, 1901. Gilt Stamped Illustrated Cloth. Good with No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. 442pp, illustrated. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt stamped. Romance set on Blennerhassett Island. 4269 
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8 CLARE AND BEBE by Author Of "his Heart's Desire"
Lippincott 1879 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; Clare and Bebe, story of two sisters, by author of "His Heart's desire" 1879, Lippincott, author not noted, covers spotted, contents fine. 78 
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DANGER MARK, THE, Chambers, Robert W.
9 DANGER MARK, THE Chambers, Robert W.
NY Grosset & Dunlap 1912. Hardcover Very Good 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Very Good with no dust jacket. 1000 8vo; Owners name stamps on feps. Illustrated by Illustrated by Wenzell, A. B. Reprint edition. Binding is Hardcover. 11618 
Price: 14.05 USD
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In Florida's Dawn: A Romance Of History [signed], Gold, P. D.
10 In Florida's Dawn: A Romance Of History [signed] Gold, P. D.
Jacksonville, FL H. & W. B. Drew Co 1926 1st Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
411 pages; Publisher's maroon cloth. Signed and inscribed, " To my good helper and friend K W Wyman, PD Gold." a fictional work based on the early hisorry of Florida. 37895 
Price: 46.95 USD
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JEROME, OR, THE LATITUDE OF LOVE., Bedel, Maurice; translated by Lawrence S. Morris.
11 JEROME, OR, THE LATITUDE OF LOVE. Bedel, Maurice; translated by Lawrence S. Morris.
NY Viking Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Norway; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Norway interest romance. 24176 
Price: 14.05 USD
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KATRINE, Lane, Elinor MacArtney
12 KATRINE Lane, Elinor MacArtney
NY Harper & Brothers 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 13189 
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KINDS OF LOVE, KINDS OF DEATH, Tucker Coe
13 KINDS OF LOVE, KINDS OF DEATH Tucker Coe
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Mystery; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Book Club Edition; Tucker Coe Kinds of Love, Kinds of Death New York: Random House, 1966. Hard Cover. Bright and attractive copy 5565 
Price: 14.05 USD
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L'HISTOIRE DES QUATRE FILS D'AIMON [PLATES], (Quatre Fils Aymon. )
14 L'HISTOIRE DES QUATRE FILS D'AIMON [PLATES] (Quatre Fils Aymon. )
Carpentras Gaudibert-Penne c1800 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Plates; 18th Century; Plates; Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 95 pages; 21 primitive woodcut illustrations, including title vignette. 95 pages. 8vo, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, spine worn, chipped at top, recased, endpapers renewed prob in 1800's; toning. Late provincial edition of a popular prose romance based on a medieval chanson de geste. Rare print of Carpentras, ill. Of 21 vignettes engraved on wood (fairly coarse job) including 1 on the title. World Cat estimates this in the 1780. 33051 
Price: 1217.30 USD
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LORNA DOONE, Blackmore, , R D
15 LORNA DOONE Blackmore, , R D
Heritage Press Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 549 pages; Green cloth with red embellished spine. Sound and tight with no slip case. Includes prologue- HOW THIS BOOK CAME TO BE. 3204 
Price: 14.05 USD
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MEANS TO AN END, John Rowan Wilson
16 MEANS TO AN END John Rowan Wilson
Fontana Books 1961 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo 12987 
Price: 14.05 USD
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MISS THEODOSIA'S HEARTSTRINGS, Donnel, Annie Hamilton
17 MISS THEODOSIA'S HEARTSTRINGS Donnel, Annie Hamilton
Grosset and Dunlap 1916 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Some moisture speckling to original decorated green cloth. Published 1960 22038 
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NALA AND DAMAYANTI  (10 Color Plates) 352/1000 Limited Edition, Penzer, Norman M
18 NALA AND DAMAYANTI (10 Color Plates) 352/1000 Limited Edition Penzer, Norman M
London A. M. Philpot8 1926 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by P. Zenker. 
INDIA; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Plastic cover, bookplate, vellum spine. A famous love story of India. Slight spreading (1/8th inch) where vellum meets the design of front board. Modest water stain to top part of leading edge of boards. 15759 
Price: 37.55 USD
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NO PRIVATE HEAVEN, Baldwin, Faith
19 NO PRIVATE HEAVEN Baldwin, Faith
Pocket Books 1949 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Crese at lower right corner of front cover, creases to hinge folds -- see graphic pocket book 613.first pocket book addition 20801 
Price: 14.05 USD
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OLD ST PAUL'S  (Vol I Only of 2), Ainsworth, William Harrison
20 OLD ST PAUL'S (Vol I Only of 2) Ainsworth, William Harrison
Philadelphia George Barrie & Son Pub Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Historical Romances of William Harrison Ainsworth; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Red cloth with paper spine labels. Various illustrations. Top edge gilt. Tissue covered frontis, circa 1900 18406 
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